We are proud to present the first ever 5Point Film Festival Women’s Community Collab, featuring the best 2018 films, made by and/or featuring strong women.
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Runtime: 2 hours and 13 mins
(Kyrgyzstan, 7 min)
Director: Ben Sturgulewski
Producer: Dan Benshoff
Kyrgyzstan’s capital city, Bishkek, is a modern whirlwind of sight and sound. Beyond, the Celestial Mountains is a landscape of horsemen and shamans, and young souls brought to life in the heart of nature. A tale of two worlds, together they play a song for the nomad– a requiem for a time gone by.
(United Kingdom, 25 min)
Director: Hannah Maia
Producer: Hannah Maia
A story about womanhood, miscarriage, healing, loving your own skin & freezing your bum off in cold water.
(Ireland, 3 min)
Senior Producer: Connor Boals
Producer: Austin Brown
Katie Cooke is a young competitive runner from Dublin. Due to an aggressive form of epilepsy, she experiences up to 14 seizures a day. Despite her condition, Cooke hasn’t let anything stand in the way of her love for running.
(France + Spain, 25 min)
In high-end modern rock climbing, 5.15 is the top of the difficulty scale, a grade achieved by only a few men and never by a woman. Margo Hayes is determined to change that.
(USA, 14 min)
Director: Meredith McKee + Michael Stevens
Producer: Meredith McKee + Summers Moore
Filmed on Public Lands
When the most tragic event happens to Summers Moore and her family, she uses art and the outdoors to cope with loss. Ten Years Out from this loss, she and her daughters show us all how to overcome life’s biggest challenge – whatever that may be to each person, in their own life.
(USA, 11 min)
Director: Sarah Menzies
Producer: Let MediaFilmed on Public Lands
Ultra-runners overcome obstacles on every trail. In this film, Force of Nature Mirna Valerio overcomes the negative voices that don’t believe she belongs in the sport.
(Nepal, 16 mins)
Director: Renan Ozturk + Ben Ayers
Producer: Patrick McDaniel
Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita, Nepal’s leading female mountain guide, has been on top of the tallest peaks on Earth. When she teams up to make a first ascent with an unlikely partner – local punk-rock icon, Sareena Rai – they both find that the paths to the greatest summits lie within.
(USA, 10 min)
Director/Editor: Ben Knight
Filmed on Public Lands
In November of 2017, the outdoor community lost one of it’s first fighters for the environment, Katie Lee. A Hollywood actress turned environmentalist and Glen Canyon Dam advocate, Katie was a hero to the outdoor community and a strong woman who wasn’t afraid to be bold or use the eff word. This film is a bio of Katie’s life and mission and is “Dedicated to the ongoing effort to remove Glen Canyon Dam and restore natural sediment flows to the Grand Canyon.
(Greenland, 10 min)
Director: RC Cone
Producer: RC Cone + Tributaries Digital Cinema
Vala Árnadóttir lives in Reykjavik, Iceland and travels to Greenland for work, and to fish rivers thick with migrating char. But for Vala’s 10-year old daughter, Mathilda, Greenland lives only in the stories that her mother tells and her own imagination. pported by NRS.
(Canada, 8 min)
Director: Leah Evans + Jamie Tanner
Producer: Leah Evans + Jamie Tanner
Musicians and athletes based out of a backcountry touring hut, draw inspiration from the natural landscape and their shared experience to write, record and produce both the film and its soundtrack at 7000 feet.turnpike, bringing new fans to the sport since 1929
(Australia, 4 min)
Director: Krystle Wright
Producer: Kate Guaran
Adventure Photographer Krystle Wright’s fears are interwoven with her life and ultimately her work as a photographer. The process of photography that is a wild ride as it passionately consumes the lifestyle as so often it is the driving force in how a photographer engages with the world that surrounds them.
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